District Attorney Jill Ravitch to Speak on April 20

Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch will visit SoCoTax on April 20 to discuss the district attorney’s office and related matters.  Meeting open to the public.

Dan Walters to Speak at Annual Meeting on February 16

Sign up for now for the annual membership meeting on February 16.  SoCoTax is pleased to have Sacramento Bee political columnist Dan Walter join us as our keynote speaker.  Mr. Walters always fills the room so get your registration in early.  To download the info, click here.

October Newsletter Available.

Our October newsletter is now available.  Read about the ongoing efforts (or lack of) by the Santa Rosa city council to recover expenses re the Fountaingrove Fire Station; read about Santa Rosa’s, Sonoma’s and the county’s proposed sales and other taxes on the November ballot.   Click here to download.

Jon Coupal, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Ass’n. President, to Visit SoCoTax

Be sure to join us for a very special visit with Howard Jarvis Taxpayers’ Association President Jon Coupal on April 21.  Mr. Coupal will share the latest developments in Sacramento with respect to Proposition 13 and other matters of concern to taxpayers.  Click here for details.

Don’t Miss Our Annual Dinner – February 18

Don’t miss our annual dinner on February 18.  State Senator Mike McQuire will join us and address current happening around the state capitol.  SOSRoads co-founders Craig Harrison and Michael Troy will be honored as our 2016 Spencer Flournoy Good Government Award recipients.  We’ve added a silent auction this year just too add to the festivities.  Cocktails at 6:00, dinner at 7:00.  Click here to download the flyer and registration form.  See you there.

Measure A Contributors Top $150,000

The following list of contributions to the Yes on Measure A campaign comes from the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office as of 5/15/15

Kenneth   J. Adelson 3/26/2015  $          1,000.00
Blakeslee Electric, Inc. 4/7/2015  $        1,000.00
Bodean Company, Inc. 3/26/2015  $      15,000.00
Bodean Company, Inc. 5/5/2015  $      10,000.00
Ghilotti Bros. Contractors 4/13/2015  $      15,000.00
Ghilotti Construction Company 5/5/2015  $      25,000.00
Ghilotti Construction Company 5/6/2015  $        1,000.00
Team Ghilotti, Inc. 5/5/2015  $        1,000.00
Team Ghilotti, Inc. 5/15/2015  $        4,000.00
Craig S. Harrison 4/6/2015  $        1,000.00
Industrial Carting 4/9/2015  $           250.00
International   Brothersood of Electrical Workers Local 551 Issues PAC 3/18/2015  $           500.00
Issues Mobilization PAC 3/13/2015  $        5,000.00
Mead Clark Lumber Company,   Inc. 4/13/2015  $        4,000.00
North   Bay Labor Council AFL-CIO COPE 4/6/2015  $           500.00
Operating   Engineers Local No. 3 Statewide PAC 4/15/2015  $        5,000.00
Operating   Engineers Local No. 3 Statewide PAC 5/14/2015  $        5,000.00
Toby Rosenblatt 3/24/2015  $           150.00
Sonoma County Alliance PAC 3/6/2015  $        5,000.00
Sonoma   Mendocino & Lake Counties Building & Construction Trades Council 4/6/2015  $           500.00
SOSRoads 4/7/2015  $        3,500.00
SOSRoads 5/11/2015  $        1,000.00
California   Alliance for Jobs – Rebuild California Committee 4/20/2015  $      25,000.00
Mike Brown Electric Company 5/6/2015  $        1,000.00
United   Contractors 5/7/2015  $      10,000.00
David Morris 5/8/2015  $        1,000.00
Toby’s   Trucking 5/11/2015  $        3,000.00
San   Francisco Laborer’s Local 261 PAC 5/14/2015  $      10,000.00
R&S   Trucking 5/15/2015  $        2,500.00
Total  $    156,900.00